Definition of hypnophobia in English:

hypnophobia

noun

  • Extreme or irrational fear of falling asleep.

    ‘the vast majority of people who suffer from hypnophobia will find a course of psychotherapy helps enormously’
    • ‘We have never met a case of Hypnophobia that could not be overcome using these methods.’
    • ‘I've gone through several long periods of near constant nightmares, most involving dying, which gave me an understandable case of hypnophobia.’

Pronunciation

hypnophobia

/ˌhɪpnoʊˈfoʊbiə//ˌhipnōˈfōbēə/